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Entries from September 2007

Exposed: Campaign Finance Shenanigans

September 30th, 2007 · Comments Off

Tom Loftus of the Courier-Journal uncovers all kinds of campaign finance law breaking. From being reimbursed by cousins to giving cash to candidates they don’t know for who knows what reason, the gubernatorial election is wrought with money laundering. Yep, Steve Henry is involved. Chesney contributed $1,000 to Democrat Steve Beshear, even though he said [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Election 2007 · Ernie Fletcher · Investigation · Steve Beshear · Steve Henry

Ernie’s Been Everywhere

September 30th, 2007 · Comments Off

Our traveling Gubnuh Ernie Fletcher has been everywhere doling out checks. His last ditch effort to buy the support of every Kentuckian isn’t paying off. But we thought it’d be fun to take a look back at all those checks handed out by Ernest Lee. Here’s a boring (but point-proving) slideshow with music: So many [...]

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Tags: Election 2007 · Ernie Fletcher · Humor

Fletcher’s Latest: Beshear & Kentucky Central

September 30th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Ernie Fletcher has abandoned gambling and gays. In his latest campaign commercial he attacks Steve Beshear over his involvement with Kentucky Central. Quite ironic. Ethical Ernest attacking Steve Beshear’s ethics. Seems the time is nigh to release sealed documents relating to the case. Will it stick?

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Tags: Election 2007 · Ernie Fletcher · Steve Beshear

McConnell does something good!

September 29th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Sen. Mitch McConnell speaks out with Sen. Diane Feinstein to show support for the people of Burma. Rare opportunity, we know, but the senator should be commended. Too bad those in Burma/Myanmar have no internets or teevee to see this message. McConnell doesn’t, however, offer support for those suffering from lack of proper health care [...]

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Tags: Mitch McConnell

Debates: SoS, Ag Commish (Video)

September 28th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Miss the debates for Secretary of State and Commissioner of Agriculture last night on KET? Check them out on KET’s website: Secretary of State Candidates Trey Grayson and Bruce Hendrickson Commissioner of Agriculture Candidates Richie Farmer and David Williams Each lasts about 30 minutes. Click here for KET’s complete debate schedule.

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Tags: Election 2007 · Mainstream

Friday News Fun

September 28th, 2007 · Comments Off

Oh, we know you love the drama. And the best drama of all is Ernie Fletcher starting a cat fight with Vicki Glass. Oh snap. Fletcher quipped at Glass for holding a recording device close to him and pushed her arm away. Glass, rightfully so, snapped back telling the man not to push her. We’re [...]

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Tags: Corruption · Discrimination · Election 2007 · Ernie Fletcher · Jim Bunning · Mitch McConnell · Steve Beshear · The Gays · Trey Grayson

Scandal Has Taken Its Toll

September 28th, 2007 · Comments Off

The Bluegrass Freedom Fund has released it’s latest hard-hitting ad for television which will being airing across the state today:

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Tags: Corruption · Election 2007 · Ernie Fletcher

The Bristol: 100 Strong Against Discrimination

September 27th, 2007 · 1 Comment

While Louisville’s popular restaurant the Bristol celebrated its 30th Anniversary– nearly 100 people turned out to speak up against the Bristol’s blatant discrimination against Corey Nett. Please click here for the details of that discrimination. This is democracy in action. When you allow an employee to engage in discrimination against a young man with Cerebral [...]

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Tags: Discrimination · Kentucky Business · Mainstream

Breaking: Fletcher Up Campaign Finance Crap Creek

September 27th, 2007 · 1 Comment

The Kentucky Democratic Party today filed a complaint with the Kentucky Registry of Election Finance against the Republican Governors Association & Ernie Fletcher. In the complaint KDP alleges the RGA violated campaign finance law by exceeding the $1,000 limit placed on in-kind contributions by operating a website that actively pushes for the election of Fletcher [...]

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Tags: Campaign Finance · Corruption · Election 2007 · Ernie Fletcher

Jim Waters: Let’s bag Big Brother

September 27th, 2007 · 1 Comment

Before you read Jim Waters’ latest, please Google around for statistics about second-hand smoke. We’ll spare the commentary this week in exchange for reader analysis. Let’s bag Big Brother, smoke out rights stealers and stay fat and happy By Jim Waters I wonder what some local politicians have put in their pipes and smoked. I [...]

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Tags: Health Care · Jim Waters